Proscincetes Gistel 1848 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Pycnodontiformes - Pycnodontidae

Parent taxon: Pycnodontes according to J. R. Nursall 1996

See also Forey et al. 2003 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Abdobalistum, Acrotemnus, Anomoeodus, Athrodon, Callodus, Coccodus, Coelodus, Iemanja, Macromesodon, Micropycnodon, Neoproscinetes, Nonaphalagodus, Omphalodus, Paramicrodon, Polypsephis, Pycnodontinae, Pycnodus, Pycnomicrodon, Sphaerodus, Stemmatodus, Tepexichthys, Typodus, Uranoplosus, Xenopholis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic durophage-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Lebanon (1 collection), United States (2: Texas)

• Jurassic of France (1), Germany (1), Portugal (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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